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University, Business Partners Receive Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grants

Minnesota State Mankato and business partners will share in more than $255,000 in grant funds.

Students Learn at Adaptive Physical Education Camp

Week-long camp is the culmination of a month-long summer developmental adapted physical education course.

University Signs 'MOU' with Government of Costa Rica

Memorandum of understanding creates opportunities for collaboration.

$420,000 Grant Supports Launch of Emergency Grant Program for Students

Funds will address financial barriers to help low-income students stay enrolled to completion.

Book by Former University President James F. Nickerson is 2017-18 Common Read

Nickerson's book is titled "Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and his Contemporaries on Vietnam-Era Unrest in Mankato and its Relevance Today.”

4 Ideas Selected as Grant Finalists

Groups participated in event sponsored by University's Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Center Seeks Ideas for Grant

Wednesday, June 28 event in Centennial Student Union is opportunity to share ideas for local projects.

Middle School Girls Learn About Prosthetics at STEAM Camp

Third annual "Girls Explore STEAM" camp was held at Minnesota State Mankato.

Centennial Student Union Collecting Memories

Submissions will be used in 50th Anniversary Celebrations.

Study Shows University Reduces Carbon Footprint Over 5-Year Period

Carbon footprint went down by 6.8 percent from 2011-12 through 2015-16, according to study.

Students Gain Global Perspective in South Africa

Eight social work students and five faculty members returned May 27 from a three-week trip to the eastern cape of South Africa.

Arts & Entertainment

June 22: Summer Outdoor Film Series Begins

"Beauty and the Beast" is first film in series that is free and open to the general public.


Vikings Announce 2017 Training Camp Schedule

NFL's Minnesota Vikings to hold training camp at Minnesota State Mankato for 52nd year.

July 25: Bus Trip to Minnesota Lynx Game

Tickets for students, public available are for sale on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Student, Faculty Research on Women of Distinction on Display in County Library

Traveling historical exhibit on display at Blue Earth County Library until Aug. 1.


Welcome Home Softball National Champions

The University and local community welcomed the Maverick softball team home Tuesday, May 30 outside the Intergovernmental Center in downtown Mankato.

Maverick Softball Wins NCAA Division II National Championship

National title is first in Maverick softball history.


University Awards 2,334 Degrees at End of Spring Semester

Nearly 2,000 bachelor's degrees and more than 300 graduate degrees and certificates awarded.

Minnesota State Mankato Begins 150th Anniversary Celebration by Announcing use of Sesquicentennial Logo

Sesquicentennial logo will serve as University's signature brand through December 2018.

University Responds to Community Call for Downtown Presence

Three University entities moving to downtown Mankato office building to further engagement with businesses, community.